TWU Hosts Second Annual African American Women'
TWU Hosts Second Annual African American Women's
Student Leadership Conference
DENTON Author Camika Spencer will be the keynote
speaker at the Second Annual African American Women's Student
Leadership Conference, hosted by the Texas Woman's University
Office of Intercultural Services, April 5 on TWU's Denton campus.
The conference will take place from 8 a.m.-8:30 p.m. and
includes lunch, dinner and evening entertainment. Conference
objectives include challenging African American women to take
initiative and form productive and long-lasting support systems,
nurture leadership skills through education, recognize and
critically assess the advantages and challenges associated with
being an African American woman and to educate those outside the
African American female population about the unique and varied
experiences that impact African American women. The conference is
open to all high school seniors, college undergraduate and
graduate students and university faculty and staff regardless of
age, race and gender.
Registration is $25 for high school students, $30 for college
students and $35 for non-students. The registration deadline is
March 15. For information or to register, call (940) 898-3634,
or visit www.aawslc.org .
Spencer self-published When All Hell Breaks Loose in
1998 and the novel spent four consecutive weeks on the Essence
best seller list. Random House/Striver's Row published her second
commercial novel, Cubicles, in 2002.
Spencer serves as the development director for the Soul Rep
Theatre Company in Dallas, is editor for dallasblack.com
and teaches writing in the summers for the Dallas Black Academy
of Arts and Letters. She also has been a feature writer for Eclipse
magazine and a book reviewer for Mosaic magazine.
For Further Information Contact:
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456